How should his Republican rivals handle him at the debate? And who might inherit his supporters?
One year after the VA scandal broke, senators say the office that should be helping truth-tellers is still broken.
The FBI and Congress are investigating if a meth lab exploded in a federal building.
Bipartisan plan to publish taxpayer-funded scientific research also approved.
Congressional Democrats are asking the Interior Department to finalize a rule to better protect African lions.
The chambers will try to split their differences by October, when a three-month patch runs out.
Senate approves House-passed budget fix before leaving town so department can keep hospitals open this summer.
Push to fill vacancies comes as key staffers' administrative leave is extended.
Treasury secretary Jacob Lew says he plans to extend "extraordinary measures" to avoid a default until Oct. 30.
Lawmakers unhappy with the agency’s performance gave its new leader encouragement, but also a warning that things must improve.
The GOP-led panel said the former State Department chief's public appearance in October has been finalized.